For Kids

Explore - Discover - Imagine - Play

First State National Historical Park (NHP) offers a wide choice of experiences for young people. With so many options of things to do at First State NHP we are sure that you will find something you can enjoy! You could take a tour of a historic building at Old Swedes Church, the New Castle Court House, the John Dickinson Plantation, or the Ryves Holt House, hit the trails at Beaver Valley, travel back in time at the Market Fair on The Green, or see the landing spot of the Swedes; all of this and more awaits you on your visit to First State NHP!


Listed below are self-guided activities for Kids & Youth of all ages. Check back as we add more activities and opportunities to the website.


Last updated: February 1, 2019

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

New Castle Court House Museum
Attn: First State NHP
211 Delaware Street

New Castle, DE 19720


(302) 544-6363
This phone number is not staffed. You can leave a message on the park's main phone number (302-544-6363) and we will return your call as soon as possible. If you are visiting one of the seven sites, and need specific information, please refer to the "Places to Go" page for phone numbers and addresses of each site.

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